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01-06-2013, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by petrishriekandgo View Post
I think the Bettman era is over... if the game needs to be rebuilt from a fan/sponsor standpoint then you can't seriously do that with the same guy running the ship who has directed it onto the rocks. New leadership, new vision, new direction is needed and getting rid of Bettman would be a significant if not symbolic move towards that end.
Bettman is 60, I doubt he sees out 10 years. With all the CBA work done he'll just hang around for 5 years and do a hand over. 5 years to find a replacement. Besides I can imagine the owners will keep him around for a a few years out of principle, then wouldn't want him to be seen as a scalp.

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